What to do about Wax Moths

Wax Moths Before becoming a beekeeper you probably never ever heard about wax moths. Well, if you have been keeping bees longer than 14 minutes then you know about Wax Moths, and that they are not our friends. There are two species of wax moths actually The Greater Wax Moth,¬†Galleria…

Struggling Hives

  I love our community of Arizona Backyard Beekeepers! We share our questions, our solutions, our successes and our failures. It’s how we grow. If nobody ever lets us in on things they are struggling with, we end up thinking we are the only ones having a hard time.  What…

Don’t make this feeding mistake

Open feeding can be devastating to your hive.   Last week I got a message from a new beekeeper who had gotten a package of bees a month ago and wanted to help them build comb by feeding them. The nectar flow in the desert in June is pretty slim,…